John Paczkowski

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Acer Completes Gateway CEO Divestiture

Gateway CEOs are like Spinal Tap drummers–they don’t seem to last very long. The company has had five CEOs (four permanent and one interim) in six years. And now the fifth is departing as well.

Gateway CEO Ed Coleman, who joined the company in September 2006, announced his resignation today. He’ll leave the company in January, handing over his responsibilities to Rudi Schmidleithner, president of American operations for Acer, the PC maker that acquired Gateway this summer.


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus